Recognizing that every patient has unique needs, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital's Medical Oncology and Hematology services includes individualized diagnostic and treatment plans – whether on an inpatient or outpatient basis – in a comfortable, compassionate and family-oriented atmosphere right here in Southwest Louisiana. Our cancer care and treatment options are comparable to nationally recognized cancer centers.
Our team of specially-trained chemotherapy nurses coordinates treatment for cancer and blood-related disorders with board certified oncology physicians and your family physician for a comprehensive, integrated approach to patient care. These teams of experts who work together to determine the best course of treatment may include physicians and nurses specializing in surgical oncology, radiation oncology, urology, radiology and pathology.
Whether you are living with it, know someone who is living with it, or are like us, working day in and day out to help those struggling with cancer, having access to the latest detection and treatment technology is a key factor in living with the disease. Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Cancer Center is southwest Louisiana's leader in cancer care. Our team of oncologists, hematologists, surgeons, nurses and technicians are skilled in treating not only the cancer, but the whole patient. Add to this, the cutting edge technology comparable to those found in Houston and New Orleans, and it is understandable why Memorial is Number 1 when it comes to cancer care. Medical milestones are happening everyday at Memorial proving that it's not how far you travel for cancer treatment, but the caliber and compassion of those who dedicate their lives to fighting the cancer battle.
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) and Memorial's cancer treatment program has held CoC accreditation continuously since 1993. The hospital recently received an additional three-year approval rating with seven commendations based on its compliance with the 36 CoC standards. This special accreditation is given only to facilities that voluntarily commit to providing excellence in diagnostics and treatment of cancer, and that undergo a rigorous on-site evaluation process to review their performance.